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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Aug 26, 2010 11:24am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

I kinda like this tea party thing if only for a healthy shake up of the two party system, but they are already compromising their "extremism":

"Its candidates are libertarians and economic conservatives, but in the 2010 midterm elections, FreedomWorks is urging Tea Party groups to work for any Republican, on the theory that a compromised Republican is better than Democratic control of Congress. "

Back to the partisan BS... oh boy... politics are truly dead

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Aug 26, 2010 11:34am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

It's just sad dp . You have grown up without the best of members of Congress or Presidents . Maybe someday . It's amazing how quickly the current Presidents supports have fled from him , an equally how the Tea People have been compromised . I don't know what election day will bring . Hopefully gridlock so they will be able to do anything . I like the old fashioned idea of a two sessions of Congress , one in the fall , one in the spring for about a total of 5 months . Keep 'em out of trouble and closer to their constituents . As far as reigning in the executive branch's power , I don't have the space . I do wish they would all read the Constitution . I know the Federalist Papers is probably a bridge too far .

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Aug 26, 2010 12:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

If "they" won't read the Constitution, let's make sure "We the People" read the Declaration of Independence.

"That whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness."

coupled with,

"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security."

That's all I need to act on.

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Aug 26, 2010 1:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

Mando , I am barely restraining myself .
I go to watch NC collages and review them to let off steam .

This was fun in a dadaist , surreal way ,

http://www.archive.org/details/ErnySama


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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Aug 26, 2010 11:27pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

I used to be quite angry about the nature of politics these days.... by now I just assume and accept that the government will do very little good for anyone but a few select and extremely wealthy individuals. All the good stuff I see in the world is coming from communities organizing and bonding together over issues like food, water, land conservation, etc.

Power to the people!

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Poster: gumby69 Date: Aug 26, 2010 11:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: GD Business Model rears it's 'ugly' head

Here here it was a comprised joke from the start. Funny i didn't see any tea partiers protesting the wall st. crash only Obama. The rest of the world just shakes their head. Nothing like protesting against your own interest.Morons. LoL.